Video Clip: The Congressional Appropriations Process and Coronavirus Preparedness


Representative Tom Cole (R-OK), the ranking member of the appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute of Health, discussed the appropriations process and federal funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak. He spoke about the power of the purse and how the president and Congress work together to fund priorities like preparedness for global health emergencies.

6 minutes


  • Appropriation
  • Budget
  • Centers For Disease Control
  • Health And Human Services
  • Infectious Disease
  • National Institute Of Health
  • Preparedness

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